Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
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Support for High Streets


Crowdfunding can be a great way of raising funds to make a difference within your local community alongside programmes like the High Street Challenge and Cleaner, Greener Safer funds.

What is crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a way of raising finance by asking a large number of people to contribute a small amount of money for a specific project. 

Why crowdfunding

Using crowdfunding to generate public support has become more mainstream. It allows you to raise awareness and support, get validation for your idea, unlock grants and other funds as well as create a band of advocates for your project.

Further information

Whilst crowdfunding can help raise funds for a project, it's a big commitment and time-consuming so needs to be built into project delivery plans. Visit the Nesta website for details and guidance.

Page last updated: 20 February 2024

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